Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
LLND duo @ CRAFT
Dance the day away listening to DUO at CRAFT, an international media artist who merges sound, image and matter in order to combine physical reality, science, myth and technology. Starts at 1pm.
📍 7 East Lake Road // 东湖路7号东湖宾馆
Sovnd of Shanghai @ Unico
Get lit for Chinese New Year at the Sovnd of Shanghai’s event held at Unico. A great mix of tunes for an end to a great year, the party starts at 10pm.
📍 3 on the Bund, 2F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road // 1中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼
Dark Room @ Elevator
Ping pong table lovers, here’s an event not to be missed. A new night exploring deeper, darekr and trippier shades of house and minimal tech, helmed by Zuckermann this time teaming up with Co:Motion mainstay DJ Mau Mau.
💰 Free entry if you scan before 12am; after 12am ¥30
📍 4F, 218 Xinle Road // 新乐路218号4楼
Bollywood Night @ Zapata’s
Shake you booty to Bollywood music at Zapata’s – DJ Backsheesh will be nailing the tunes. The ¥100 entry fee will cover 2 drinks and a whole lot of fun.
📍 WeChat @Nikoi786 to RSVP
📍 11 Dongping Road // 东平路11号
Forbidden Dance Night @ Afrolatino
Boogie away at the Afrolatino’s Forbidden Dance Night, where it is free to come along and join the Kizomba/Zouk Class! Please RSVP a place using the details below!
🕒 Every Saturday 9.30pm-2am
💰 Free, Kizomba Class 9.30-10pm
📍 22-23F, Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, 159 Henan Road // 河南路159号芋园万丽大酒店22楼
📞 64310269; 23218899; WeChat @aprilmengqiyu
Medusa @ Elevator
House music lovers, here’s an event not to be missed. Transport yourself to a place where fantasy becomes reality and reality gets nasty. Featuring Michael Cignarale, Charp & Thomas Cher. There is no entry fee.
🕒 All night
📍 4F, 218 Xinle Road // 新乐路218号4楼
International Conference @ Shaanxi Business Hotel
Interested in history? Business? Or maybe education? Well if so, head down to the International Conference on Business, Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities in the Shaanxi Business Hotel, where there will be conferences covering a variety of areas, including applied science, education, history, finance and law. It will take place over the 29th and the 30th of January and bookings can be made on the 10 Times website.
🕒 Jan 29 & 30
💰 From 350USD
📍 658 Middle Yan’an Road // 延安中路658号
ERA Intersection of Time @ Shanghai Circus World
Head down to Shanghai Circus World where you can watch the ‘ERA Intersection of Time’ where it tells the story of China from its humble beginnings to it current superpower status with elaborate costumes, special effects and more! Book tickets here.
🕒 Jan 28 – Feb 1, 2pm
💰 Tickets from ¥250
📍 2266 Gonghexin Road // 共和新路2266号
Foreign Bodies: Human Identity in a Post-human World @ Goethe-Institute Shanghai
Using the idea of the networked human being—now inseparable from our tools- four artists from four regions of Asia has been selected (Tian Xiaolei, Wu Tzu-ning, Katsuki Nogami and Shinseungback Kimyonghun) to explore the question of human identity in a post-human world. Each artist group will present a solo project until April 28, 2017 featuring artist talks and a publication, “Foreign Bodies: Human Identity in a Posthuman World” with a series of texts by artists and academics to accompany each project. This exhibition series contributes to the regional project of Goethe-Institut “Data Dreams”.
🕒 Until Apr 18 2017
📍 102A, 318 Fuzhou Road // 福州路318号102A